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Think Brain Games Make You Smarter? Think Again, FSU Researchers Say

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A new study published in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience finds the so-called brain games of the growing billion-dollar brain-training industry do little to improve or protect cognitive performance.
16-Apr-2017 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

FSU Autism Institute Launches Web-Based Family Ecosystem to Jump-Start Early Intervention

The Autism Institute at Florida State University launches a new early intervention approach called the Family Ecosystem.
14-Apr-2017 8:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Under Challenge: Girls' Confidence Level, Not Math Ability Hinders Path to Science Degree

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When it comes to mathematics, girls rate their abilities markedly lower than boys, even when there is no observable difference between the two, according to Florida State University researchers.
7-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Keeping the Code: How Cultural Beliefs Affect Police, Court Decisions

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The researchers found that individuals were more likely to be arrested and convicted when they adopted the code of the street or lived in areas where this belief system was more entrenched in the community.
3-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

FSU Professor: Inadequate Resources Diminish Benefits of Marine Protected Areas

FSU Assistant Professor of Geography Sarah Lester partnered with more than 20 institutions on a multiyear research project that found only 9 percent of marine protected areas (MPAs) report having adequate staff. MPAs — such as marine reserves,...
22-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Florida State Religion Professor Earns Prestigious Fellowship

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A Florida State University researcher has been awarded a fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies — the preeminent representative organization for American scholarship in the humanities and related social sciences.
21-Mar-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fossil or Inorganic Structure? Scientists Dig Into Early Life Forms

An international team of researchers found that fossil-like objects grew in natural spring water abundant in the early stages of the planet. But, they were inorganic materials that resulted from simple chemical reactions.
15-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Military Service Is a Bridge to Better Pay for Some Women

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Minority women who traditionally earn less than their white and Asian counterparts can earn just as much money, if not more, after serving in the military, according to a new Florida State University study
8-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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FSU Researchers Are Helping to Lay a Research-Based Foundation on the Gender Disparity in STEM Fields

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31-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT

Researchers Work to Narrow the Gender Gap in Engineering, Computer Science

Two Florida State University researchers are determined to chip away at a stubborn problem that has vexed concerned social scientists for decades: why is there such a vast and enduring gender disparity in STEM fields?
31-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT

FSU Expert Explains Changing Attitudes Toward Embryonic Gene Editing

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13-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT

FSU Experts Available to Comment on Uptick of Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes

3-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EST

First 100 Days: FSU Expert Explains Significance of President’s Early Days in Office

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During the first 100 days of any presidential administration, national political coverage is often dominated by pundits sounding off about the ways a president discharges his executive duties. Carol Weissert, the Florida State University LeRoy...
28-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST

FSU Expert Available to Comment on U.S. Supreme Court Nomination

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1-Feb-2017 5:00 PM EST

Super Bowl Equals Super Stress for Some Players

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The Super Bowl is one of the most watched events on the planet. When the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons face off in Super Bowl LI on Sunday, Feb. 5, in Houston, Texas, millions will be watching and rooting for their favorite teams...
1-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST

Need a Human Trafficking or Tourism Expert for Your Super Bowl Coverage? @Floridastate Has You Covered.

26-Jan-2017 9:05 AM EST

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